Now operating with additional safety precautions for COVID-19

Gynecology Practice Closing August 2020

Dear Patients, Seattle Women’s will be closing our Gynecology practice on August 31, 2020.  We will operate exclusively as a Clinical Research Center and none of our physicians will be providing medical care to patients outside of our research studies.  I am honored to have served as your physician over the last 34 years. I … Read more

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CORONAVIRUS / COVID-19 ANNOUNCEMENT

COVID-19 SAFE ENVIRONMENT UPDATE 5/18: It is our responsibility to prioritize the health of ourselves, our patients, and the rest of the community, especially those that are most vulnerable to the disease.We are now operating in a “COVID-19 safe environment”. This means that we are in full compliance with all Washington State, Washington Department of … Read more

Hot Flashes Affect 80% of Women: Research Trial Aims to Provide Potential New Options

Local physicians are seeking volunteers for hot flash clinical trials, aiming to find potential new treatment options. SEATTLE, WA – Hot flashes tend to be the most common complaint from women going through menopause. Women who are experiencing hot flashes may feel like they have limited treatment options, but local researchers are seeking alternative options. … Read more

28% of Women Use the Pill: Local Practice Seeks to Provide Best Options for Birth Control

Local physicians are offering a unique approach to patient care by finding women who are an ideal match for a birth control pill. SEATTLE, WA – One of the most common methods of contraception is the birth control pill. There are many options currently on the market, but some women still struggle to find the right fit. Each woman’s experience with the birth control pill is unique. Hormones affect every woman differently, causing bothersome side … Read more

Local Practice Creating Awareness of New Drugs for Women’s Sexual Health

Local physicians are conducting research for women’s sexual health and offering patients with new treatment options. SEATTLE, WA – As many as four in ten women experience sexual issues at some point in their lives. The most common sexual conditions for women are low sexual desire and pain during sex. Seattle Women’s is raising awareness … Read more

57,000 Children Are Hospitalized Annually from RSV: Local Practice Researching New Vaccine

Local physicians are conducting a clinical study testing the safety of an investigational RSV vaccine. SEATTLE, WA – Over 57,000 American children under the age of five will be hospitalized with RSV this year. Local physicians at Seattle Women’s are researching a potential new preventative vaccine for RSV.  Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) was identified in 1956. It … Read more

North American Menopause Society Meeting

Our very own board-certified Gynecologists, Dr. Robin Kroll and Dr. Philip DuBois attended the 30th annual North American Menopause Society 2019 meeting in late September. The meeting was held in Chicago, and the theme was, “NAMS at 30: Making Menopause Mainstream”. The NAMS Annual Scientific Meetings began in 1989 with one goal in mind; to … Read more

1 in 10 women are affected by PCOS: Researchers seek potential treatment options

Local physicians promote PCOS awareness month, encouraging patients to learn more about the condition and explore clinical studies. SEATTLE, WA – September is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Awareness month, a federally designated event designed to educate and increase awareness about the condition. Women with PCOS have limited treatment options, but local researchers are seeking new options. … Read more

TITLE X LEAVING SOME WITHOUT BIRTH CONTROL, BUT LOCAL TRIALS MAY BE ALTERNATIVE

Clinical trials provide birth control for qualified females, helping those left in wake of Title X. SEATTLE, WA – A recent policy change may leave some low-income women without birth control, but local physicians say clinical trials may provide a new option. Title X funding provides clinics the ability to offer contraception, counseling, well-women exams, … Read more